The Global Chemical Industry in the Age of the Petrochemical Revolution
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Global Chemical Industry in the Age of the Petrochemical Revolution by Louis Galambos
Book DescriptionThis book, first published in 2007, presents research by leading scholars to an international audience of academics, business executives, and policy makers. This research is presented in two clusters. The first cluster of studies explores four cross-cutting topics, including surveys of the changes in industry structure, corporate strategies, plant technologies, governmental policies, finance, and corporate governance. The second cluster of studies comprises nine country surveys that examine the experiences of representative nations in chemical production and foreign trade. By combining the similar historical cases of a few nations (such as Sweden, Norway, and Finland), the authors are able to deal with eleven chemical-producing nations, including all of the leaders in this area as well as some of the important followers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521871051
(228mm x 152mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Louis Galambos
Louis Galambos is Professor of History at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and the editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower. He is the coauthor of Networks of Innovation (Cambridge University Press, 1996), The Fall of the Bell System (Cambridge University Press, 1996), Anytime, Anywhere (Cambridge University Press, 2002), and Medicine, Science, and Merck (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Takashi Hikino is an historian who has published many articles on international business and economic history. Educated at Wakayama and Hitotsubashi Universities in Japan, he has been a Senior Research Associate at the Harvard Business School and a Research Fellow at MIT's Center for International Studies. He currently teaches at Kyoto University in Japan. Vera Zamagni has been Visiting Professor of European Economic History at the Bologna Centre of the Johns Hopkins University since 1973. Her published work consists of more than 70 essays, 7 volumes and 13 edited volumes covering the economic history of Italy 1860 to present in the context of European and world economic history of the last two centuries.
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